NORAD NEWS

Jan. 15, 2008

New York unit brings Canadian Forces, Air National Guard troops together

While the North American Aerospace Defense Command celebrates its rich and historic 50 years, one unit will remain diligently watching the skies just as it did on 9-11. Sept. 11, 2001 is still etched

Dec. 11, 2007

NORAD exercise planned for Washington D.C.

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Commandand its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), willconduct Exercise Falcon Virgo 08-03

Nov. 19, 2007

North American Aerospace Defense Command’s Santa Web site going live

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – In honor of the 52nd season of NORAD tracking Santa Claus on his annual journey around the world, the bi-national command tasked with providing aerospace security for

Nov. 5, 2007

NORAD fighters remain on alert

PETERSON AFB CO -- Despite a worldwide suspension of U.S. Air Force F-15 operations, North American Aerospace Defense Command regional air defense fighters remain mission-capable and on alert

Oct. 22, 2007

NORAD, USNORTHCOM wrap up TOPOFF4/VS08

North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command are wrapping up a week of intensive training as part of exercise Top Officials (TOPOFF)4 and Vigilant Shield 2008 (VS08).TOPOFF4/VS08

Oct. 16, 2007

NORAD-USNORTHCOM geospatial system development team honored

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — A team that developed a system that allows users at North American Aerospace Command and U.S. Northern Command to quickly and easily access detailed geospatial data

Oct. 12, 2007

NORAD, USNORTHCOM release Vision 2020

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — The commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command has signed a document that provides strategic guidance and direction for the

Oct. 1, 2007

Canadian and US forces team up for NORAD exercise

The atmosphere in the quick reaction area is tense.  Fighter pilots with the North American Aerospace Defence Command have been placed on high alert as they sit with their equipment nearby, waiting

Sept. 25, 2007

Air Intercept: Taking a Coast Guard Mission To New Heights

A helicopter, flying low and fast over the nation’s capital, changes its direction with surgical precision. The crew aboard scans the skies for their target. They are in pursuit of an aircraft that

Sept. 11, 2007

A 9/11 Commemoration Message from Gen. Gene Renuart, Commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command

Today marks six years since the horrific attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, a day that sparked a range of emotions and response across our great nation. While all of us were deeply impacted by those events,

Aug. 30, 2007

Exercise Vigilant Shield ’08 slated for October

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command along with U.S. Pacific Command, the Department of Homeland Security as well as local, state and

Aug. 24, 2007

NORAD fighters respond to TFR violation

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Two F-15 fighters under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a small Cessna aircraft flying through the Temporary Flight Restriction

Aug. 21, 2007

NORAD, USNORTHCOM meet challenges of multiple, diverse missions

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — This month, the two military commands charged with defending the homeland have also answered the call to support the launch and landing of Space Shuttle Endeavour,

Aug. 9, 2007

NORAD and USNORTHCOM civilian receives CFC hero award

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The chairman of the 2006 North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command Combined Federal Campaign was awarded the 2006 National CFC

Aug. 3, 2007

DOD Support to manned space operations for STS-118

U.S. Northern Command is the focal point for military emergency support to the Space Shuttle.  Support includes astronaut rescue and recovery and orbiter recovery.  USNORTHCOM, established in 2002 and

Aug. 3, 2007

NORAD and U.S. Northern Command support Manned Space Flight Shuttle Mission for STS-118

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command provide support to NASA and the shuttle program’s mission with distinctly different but

Aug. 3, 2007

NORAD exercise planned for Washington D.C.

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), will conduct Exercise Falcon Virgo

Aug. 2, 2007

New NORAD deputy commander takes office

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Canadian Forces Lt.-Gen. Charlie Bouchard took over as deputy commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command in a change of office ceremony today at Peterson

Aug. 1, 2007

NORAD fighters respond to air space violation

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Two F-16 fighters under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a small Cessna aircraft in the National Capital Region Air Defense

July 27, 2007

NORAD response to Federal Aviation Administration’s announcement

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The Department of Defense and North American Aerospace Defense Command worked closely with the Federal Aviation Administration and other air security partners on the

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